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Tobacco: Packaging

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL13534, tabled on 6 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 5 February (HL13025), who are the experts on tobacco control whom they consulted about proposed changes to tobacco packaging.

Answered on

14 February 2019

The Department has consulted with a range of experts in tobacco control, including Professor David Hammond of the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo, Canada; Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst at the Canadian Cancer Society; and Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health. None of the experts consulted have links to the tobacco industry.